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Re: difference betwwen \pad-around and \pad-markup?

From: Valentin Villenave
Subject: Re: difference betwwen \pad-around and \pad-markup?
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 19:13:38 +0200

2009/8/1 Mark Polesky <address@hidden>:
>> These are things I've not done before, but perhaps I'll give it a
>> try!

Precisely, it's a good opportunity for you to learn :-) Feel free to
send me a link to your committish if you want me to review your work.

> Okay, looking at earlier rules for guidance, I'm surprised to see so
> many different formats for this. Here are some examples that I see
> that I thought might
> be similar to the convert-rule in question:
>    str = str.replace ("setHairpinDim", "dimHairpin")
>    str = re.sub (r"([\\:]+)center-align", r"\1center-column", str)
>    str = re.sub (r"hcenter(\s+)", r"center-align\1", str)
>    str = re.sub (r"([\\:])bigger", r"\1larger", str)
> Are some of these better than others? Should some of these be changed?
> I can guess what they all mean, but I don't know python, so I'll ask
> someone to recommend one of the following (preferably with a little
> explanation for future reference).
>    str = str.replace ("pad-markup", "pad-around")
>    str = re.sub (r"pad-markup(\s+)", r"pad-around\1", str)
>    str = re.sub (r"([\\:])pad-markup", r"\1pad-around", str)
>    str = re.sub (r"([\\:]+)pad-markup", r"\1pad-around", str)

I'd use the last one. The first one is probably deprecated now. Neil, thoughts?

Mark, don't forget to search through the source code for any file that
use the \pad-markup command:

And please add a NEWS item so we we can go "RTF-NEWS-page" if any user
complaints about the command having been removed :-)


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